UL to remove seven million plastic water bottles a year from circulation on campus

A plan to dramatically reduce single-use plastic waste from the University of Limerick campus could take seven million water bottles out of circulation every year. As part of its drive to maintain its position as a leader in environmentally-friendly university management and gain the Foundation for Environmental Education’s internationally recognised Green Campus accreditation, UL has […]

Green MEPs welcome European Parliament vote on Green Deal

Ireland’s Green MEPs Ciarán Cuffe and Grace O’Sullivan today welcomed the European Parliament’s vote to endorse a Greens/ EFA-initiated resolution to strengthen the European Green Deal. The deal, presented by new President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen in the European Parliament in December, sets out the Commission’s plans for a green transition. […]

EPA warns that poorly constructed wells and inadequate monitoring of private water supplies are putting health at risk

EPA warns that poorly constructed wells and inadequate monitoring of private water supplies are putting health at risk One million people in Ireland get their drinking water from a private supply and many more drink water from private supplies in their daily lives. E. coli was found in 62 small private water supplies serving commercial […]

€7,505 EuroMillions Win For Tipperary Punter

€7,505 EuroMillions Win For Tipperary Punter Three numbers in the EuroMillions Plus draw on Friday were lucky for one punter from Co Tipperary after they landed an incredible sum of cash. The anonymous punter placed a fiver treble in a local BoyleSports shop in the county to try and overcome the mammoth odds of 1,500/1 […]

Early Election Expected – Statement by Michael Lowry T.D.

Statement by Michael Lowry T.D. My assessment of the present political circumstances leads me to the firm conclusion that the current Dail will not be given an opportunity to debate a confidence motion in Health Minister Simon Harris. Dail procedures dictate that this confidence motion will not be heard until February 5th.  I expect the Taoiseach will exercise […]

Tipperary households urged to switch to Community Power, Ireland’s first community owned electricity supplier

Tipperary households urged to buy locally produced renewable electricity. Do you know where your electricity comes from? Who is producing the electricity that powers your lights, TV, fridge etc.? This is something that most of us don’t even think about. However it’s something that Tipperary based Community Power want to change. You can now choose […]

Our First Victory! Beware of the Risen People – Seamus Healy TD

Our First Victory! Beware of the Risen People – Seamus Healy TD Statement by Seamus Healy TD “OUR FIRST VICTORY! BEWARE OF THE RISEN PEOPLE Whatever way Charlie Flanagan and the government or the media wish to present today’s capitulation on the RIC commemoration, it is a definite victory for people power. Sincere thanks to […]

Cybersmarties endorsed by An Garda Siochana

Deputy Lowry Is Delighted To Confirm Cybersmarties Has Been Endorsed By An Garda Siochana To Launch A Cyberbullying Solution For Children. Michael Lowry TD In July of 2019, during Leaders Questions in the Dail, I raised the issue of online safety for children in Ireland. Cyberbullying and access to graphic adult material such as pornography […]

Government U-Turn on RIC Commemoration a victory against appalling political arrogance – Mattie McGrath

Independent TD Mattie McGrath has welcomed the decision of the Minister for Justice, Charlie Flanagan, to defer the proposed state commemoration of the Royal Irish Constabulary (RIC). Deputy McGrath was speaking after Minister Flanagan was forced into the humiliating political climbdown following significant national outrage at the planned event: “This is a victory against the […]

€600,000 investment in Tipperary Town Technology Park

Deputy Michael Lowry has stated he is delighted to confirm that under the Regional Enterprise Development Fund, Tipperary Town Technology Park has been allocated €500,000. Tipperary County Council will provide an additional €100,000 giving a total investment of €600,000 in the project This fund will provide for a full upgrade of existing technology. It will […]

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